Posts Tagged 'United Nations'

WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017

WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017
 

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiation meetings took place in Bonn, Germany, from 8 to 18 May 2017.

At this occasion, Darrel Danyluk, leader of the Climate Change Adaptation theme for the WFEO Committee on Engineering and the ...

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WFEO Side event in the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation

Report of the WFEO Side event in the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation
 

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Members of WFEO UN Relations Committee (WURC) participated in the UN second Multi Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation with a side event on Science, Engineering and Technology for Smart, Sustainable Cities and Human ...

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WFEO at the UN CSW61

WFEO at the UN CSW61
 

On March 13th 2017, the opening day of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at UN Headquarters in New York, WFEO participated in a high level forum organised by UNESCO on the importance of engineering and science in empowering women in a technology-led world of work. This was an important side event that occurred at the same ...

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COP 22 Report – Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference

COP 22 Report - Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference

The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties ...

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The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency in the United Nations system which primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

UNIDO believes that competitive and environmentally sustainable industry ...

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WFEO International Member FEIAP progresses UN Sustainable Development Goals for education, infrastructure and sustainable cities

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The Federation of Engineering Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) held its annual General Assembly in Perth in July 2016. FEIAP is an international member of WFEO with members from mainly the Asia and Pacific region. This was the first time that the General Assembly has been held in Australia, from 6 to 9 July. FEIAP standing technical committees in education, environment, disaster risk management and information technology also ...

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UNESCO WFEO COP-21 Summit article in Engineers Australia

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See below an article on UNESCO WFEO COP-21 Summit held in Paris in December 2015 as written by Darrel Danyluk (Past President of Engineers Canada and Past-Chair of the WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment) and published in Engineers Australia magazine in February 2016.

 

Engineers will help turn COP 21 Agreement into Action

On Saturday December 12th, 2015 the global community came together in Paris and agreed to ...

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WFEO Participation at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan

WFEO Participation at the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan
 

Engineer Prof. Toshimitsu Komatsu, the chair of the World Federation of Engineering Organisation’s Committee of Disaster Risk Management, took part in the conference (14-18 March 2015) to stress the importance of engineering in preparations for disasters. He represented WFEO in sessions on multiple urban ...

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